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ribonucleic acid, RNA(noun)
(biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell
"ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"
A derivative of DNA having ribose in place of deoxyribose, and uracil in place of thymine; its primary function is in the transcription of genetic material and subsequent synthesis of protein.
A nucleic acid molecule similar to DNA but containing ribose rather than deoxyribose. RNA is formed upon a DNA template. There are several classes of RNA molecules. They play crucial roles in protein synthesis and other cell activities. (MedicineNet.com)
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- àcid ribonucleicCatalan, Valencian
- ribonukleová kyselinaCzech
- RNS, RibonukleinsäureGerman
- ácido ribonucleicoSpanish
- acide ribonucléiqueFrench
- acido ribonucleicoItalian
- asid ribonukleikMalay
- kwas rybonukleinowyPolish
- acid ribonucleicRomanian
- рибонуклеиновая кислотаRussian
- ribonükleik asitTurkish
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